- Darwin bio-diesel plant managed by a Yokogawa DCS
The production processes at Natural Fuels Australia Ltd’s (NFAL) new bio-diesel plant in Darwin will be monitored and managed by a Yokogawa Distributed Control System
- American truck assembly, verified by LabVIEW and PXI
Freightliner LLC selected NI LabVIEW software and NI PXI-based hardware to replace a VME-based proprietary solution for verifying electrical assembly on its new line of heavy-duty trucks.
- Boom analysis to be held in Perth
Resources Boom: Opportunities and Consequences is the title of The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering’s 2007 Symposium.
- Overseas engineers fill the shortage gaps
Many companies are now recruiting increasing numbers of professionals from overseas to fill the gaps caused by the engineering skills shortage. How can they make sure they’re recruiting the best?
- PSN Melbourne to support project in the Russian Artic
Production Services Network (PSN) has secured contracts for oil and gas developments in the Artic Russian territory, which will be managed and supported from their Melbourne office.
- Swinburne’s Dean becomes a ‘Royal’ engineer
Professor John Beynon has been elected a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering.
- ABB desalinates the Gold Coast
ABB has secured key contracts valued at over $5 million to supply motors and drives to the Gold Coast desalination plant.
- Prevent, don’t regret
Predictive maintenance programs come in all shapes and sizes, depending on a facility’s size, equipment, regulations, and productivity goals.
- Salaries on the rise
The Australian Institute of Management’s 2007 National Salary Survey shows that staff in Engineering/Science roles in large companies received a salary rise of 4.7% in 2006/2007, the top end of the scale compared to other areas.